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Type EntryLevelDSLR
Announced 09/10/2010  
Indicative price (USD) 700  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 4288 x 2848  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 12.4  
Sensor size (mm) 15.8 x 23.6 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 12
Focal length multiplier 1.5 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  200 - 12800 
Shutter type Electronic 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/6000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 6.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes, Sensor-shift Shake Reduction (4 stops max) 
Firmware 1.0.1 
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Pentax KAF  
Weight (gr) 544.31
Battery type Li-ion, D-LI109, 7.2V, 1100mAh  
Battery weight (gr) 52.85
Tropicalization  
Camera material Fiber reinforced plastic polymer covers around a rugged stainless steel chassis 
Mount material  
View finder type Optical (pentamirror) 
View finder magnification 0.85 
View finder coverage 96 
Mirror lockup Yes 
View finder diopter -2.5 to +1.5 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 921000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes AF Auto, AF Single (w focus lock), AF Continuous (available in Action mode including Auto Picture Action, Kids, Pet, Stage Lighting, Night Snap, P/A/S/M/B/Sv), Manual Focus 
Number of autofocus points 11 
Exposure bracketing +/- 1.5 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) 
Exposure compensation +/- 3 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)  
Drive modes Single, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self Timer (12s, 2s), Remote (0s, 3s), Auto Bracket, HDR Capture (+3, 0, -3 w 2 blend settings), Multi-Exposure Continuous FPS: Approx 6.0 FPS (Continuous Hi: 25 JPG, 12 RAW), 2 FPS (Continuous Lo: unlimited JPG, 36 RAW) Self- 
Buffer size 25 
Recording medium SD/SDHC 
Image format RAW (PEF, DNG), JPG (EXIF 2.21), DCF 2.0 (design rule for camera file system), DPOF, Print Image Matching III 
White balance bracketing No 
Connectivity USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV, Remote control : Yes (Optional IR) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro No 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1280x720p / 25 fps 
Full HD No 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format AVI 
Video codec MotionJPEG 
Video stabilisation Yes 

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